Category Archives: National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Nurturing an Interest in Science

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, Calif., is inspiring the youth of today for the challenges and advances of tomorrow. DSC President Joe Adams describes the science center as a place that … Continue reading

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Finding Room for the Blues

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS For those who love the vibrant, uniquely American art form of blues music, the Delta Blues Museum is the place to visit. Serving Coahoma County, the museum honors musicians from the Mississippi Delta … Continue reading

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Embracing Creativity

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS Columbus Museum of Art Executive Director Nanette Maciejunes thinks that creativity is a critical 21st century skill that we all should have. She also believes that we can discover our passions in life … Continue reading

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